Category: Inspiration

Stoicism as Preventative Psychological Medicine – @DonJRobertson

Here’s a wide-ranging Weekend Watch (well, more of a listen actually).

In this podcast from High Existence, writer, psychotherapist and Stoic Donald Robertson talks about mental health, cognitive behavioural therapy, Stoicism, Buddhism, philosophy and more.

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Self-publishing for sovereign professionals

The world of self-publishing has been turned on its head over the past decade or so. Once the slightly embarrassing preserve of failed authors and wannabe poets, it is both easy and credible.

That makes it an ideal vehicle for freelancers, solopreneurs and other sovereign professionals looking to get their thoughts into print.

On Psychology Today, Marty Nemko shares his thoughts and experience with Amazon’s CreateSpace: The Case for Writing a Book Even If It Sells No Copies.

Photo by Andraz Lazic on Unsplash

Business of Life + Life of Business…

with Nicholas Bate’s blog.

Snackable, yet always nutritious.

As a taster, a Jagged Thought:

To walk, to wonder, to appreciate.
If ever lost.
Start there.

And, some Basics:


Basics 7: Daily Investments
1. In your wellness: walk everywhere and move a lot.
2. In your future: read to learn and practise to master.
3. In your security: build your value through mastery and save, then spend.

Check out the rest of Nicholas’s stuff, here.

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor – @DonJRobertson

Stoic, cognitive psychotherapist, trainer and writer Donald Robertson has a new book out in April. If you took part in the recent Stoic Week event, you’ll recognise him and his voice from the introductory webinar and recorded exercises.

In How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, Robertson combines historical biography, stoic philosophy and cognitive behavioural therapy. The result promises to be an effective, hands-on guide to applying stoicism in everyday life.

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